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Update On Mitchell County COVID-19 Restrictions

Dear Mitchell County Residents, First and foremost, we would like to thank the Mitchell County community for their continued efforts and diligence put forth throughout...

Osborne County Public Health Recommendations on Reopening

Effective 05/27/2020.at 12:01 a.m. the Governor's previously issued executive orders regarding limitations and restrictions for businesses and individuals have been lifted. Specifically, the Ad...

City of Beloit Revised Message Regarding Playgrounds, Pools, and Youth Sports

Please see message below from Jason Rabe, City Manager; Governor Laura Kelly announced earlier this week a modified Phase 2 of "Ad Astra: Plan to...

Governor Kelly Moves Kansas Into Modified Phase 2 Friday

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly will sign Executive Order 20-34, which moves Kansas into Phase 2 of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.” Phase...

Corps of Engineers announce phased reopening of campgrounds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is planning a phased reopening of campsites and recreation areas closed...

Norton County Hospital to open up more services, facilities

NORTON, Kan. – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many businesses can operate. Like other businesses throughout Kansas, Norton County Hospital and Norton...

Governor Kelly Adds New Phase To “Ad Astra” Reopening Plan

This afternoon, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed Executive Order 20-32, which establishes a new phase to the “Ad Astra: Plan to Reopen Kansas.” The...

Note From Washington Co. Emergency Management About Phase 2 Reopening

The following note from Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Randy Hubbard about the county moving to Phase 2 of the Kansas reopening plan. I have...

Governor Laura Kelly introduces plan to safely, gradually re-open Kansas, get state back to work

TOPEKA – In a televised address, Governor Laura Kelly today presented her detailed framework for gradually, safely re-opening the Kansas economy and getting Kansas...

Phased Reopening Planned for Riley County

Local leaders continue working on plans for a gradual step-down process to reopen businesses in the area when appropriate. The Unified Command Staff for...

Kansas Headlines

WATCH LIVE: NASA & SpaceX Crewed Dragon Launch

NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley...

K-State financial planning therapist co-develops MoneyTalk digital tool; offers tips to cope with COVID-19 financial stress

MANHATTAN — The uncertainty of tomorrow is one of the biggest sources of financial stress and anxiety for couples during the COVID-19 pandemic. Megan McCoy, Kansas...

AG Derek Schmidt to U.S. Justice Department: Investigate pricing in beef markets

TOPEKA – (May 28, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate significant price swings in...

Two Kansas Companies Fined $1 Million Each In Atchison Chlorine Gas Case

TOPEKA, KAN. – Harcros Chemicals, Inc., and MGP Ingredients, Inc., today were fined $1 million each for violating the federal Clean Air Act when...

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

Kansas Gov. Kelly’s Emergency Powers Weakened By Lawmakers Who Say She Overreacted To COVID-19

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — In a one-day marathon session that wrapped up a legislative year upended by the coronavirus, Kansas...

The Coronavirus Blew A $650M Hole In Kansas’ Budget, Putting Even School Funding In Jeopardy

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — When Kansas lawmakers left for an early spring break in mid-March, the state was projected to...

Kansas Educators Worry What Five Months Away From Classrooms Will Do To Schoolkids

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — The summer slide. That’s the annual learning loss that happens when students spend three months away...

Despite Meatpacking Plants’ Efforts, Kansas Workers Say ‘We’re Right Next To Each Other’

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service DODGE CITY, Kansas — In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s mandate that all meatpacking plants stay open,...